A picture can speak a thousand words!

Friday, September 18th, 2015

And can do amazing things for your next presentation! Did you know that we have a huge range of image databases that may be a great help with your studies, and make your presentations and assignments even more fantastic? Why use these? Images in these collections are often rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational purposes, ...

Spotlight on: ARTstor

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

ARTstor has images to suit a range of subjects including religion, literature, cultural studies, textiles and, of course, art. You can search for images or browse by collection, classification or geography. Images can be printed and saved or exported to PowerPoint. Each image is accompanied by details and citations that can be ...

Are you a visual learner?

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Do you prefer to see things rather than read about them? Need something to liven up your class presentation? The Library can help! We have a number of image and video databases covering anatomy & physiology, surgery, patient care, biomechanics and more. There are interviews with patients living with different illnesses, documentaries on ...

Britannica Image Quest: new look

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Have you looked at Britannica Image Quest lately? Britannica Image Quest has three million, yes, three million rights cleared images for you to use in presentations and lesson plans. No hassles with copyright, and an image to suit every occassion! And Britannica Image Quest gives you citation details so you ...

Need a great image?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Pictures can speak a thousand words, and can do amazing things for your next presentation! Did you know that we have a huge range of image databases that may be a great help with your studies, and make your presentations and assignments even more fantastic? Why use these? Images in these collections are ...

Database of the week: Alexander Street Press

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

OK. Cheating a little with this as it's not one just database, but heaps of different and really good online collections and videos, and they are all from Alexander Street Press. You have an option to search all the collections at once, or individual collections. ACU Library subscribes to: Counseling and Psychotherapy ...

The database of the week is: ARTstor

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

I love ARTstor so it's easy for me to write about just how great this collection is. ARTstor provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. There are amazing collections in ARTstor. You can browse by geography...for instance, only interested in art works from Afghanistan? You can browse ...

EduTV and TVNews: why and what?

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Need a documentary, a news clip, want to start a great discussion in your next presentation, then don't forget TVNews and EduTV. Recently added videos in EduTV include: Not just for education... EduTV is huge! There is an impression that EduTV is only for education, but it covers a wide range of topics – in ...

ARTstor: even more!

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

This is just great news! [caption id="attachment_9991" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Francesco Botticini - The Assumption of the Virgin[/caption] "Images from the permanent collection of The National Gallery, London ARTstor and The National Gallery, London have collaborated to share images of every painting in the museum's permanent collection in the Digital Library. The National Gallery houses ...

New: Anatomy and Physiology Online

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

We had it as a trial during the year, and now it's back for good! ACU Library now subscribes to Anatomy & Physiology Online, from Primal Online Learning (OVID) - a great online resource for Health Sciences. Anatomy & Physiology Online includes 19 comprehensive modules on the human body encompassing  ...